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Dave Anderson of Coupeville flips over a Dungeness crab to determine its sex on the opening day of recreational crab fishing on Puget Sound July 2. Female Dungess crabs, which have a wider abdomen, must be released. The crabbing season goes through Sept. 7. - Ron Newberry photo

Going deep for Dungeness: Recreational crabbers share tips as season begins on Whidbey

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 3:00PM

Twelve hours after dropping a pair of crab pots into Holmes Harbor, Dave Anderson is back on the water approaching a red-and-white buoy, anxious to see what’s been crawling along the sea bottom and into the traps he’s set.

 

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Coupeville lighthouse manager beams over role

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 3:00PM

Since March, Sharon Sharpe has occupied a second floor office in the Admiralty Head Lighthouse in Coupeville, which comes with a window view of ship traffic in North Puget Sound passing through Admiralty Inlet. It’s one of the perks of being the new program specialist at the lighthouse, which is part of Fort Casey State Park.

HUB offers Coupeville seniors meals and more

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 7:00PM

For Coupeville seniors like Eileen Billings, attending monthly bingo games at Coupeville’s HUB for seniors is more than an opportunity to score an extra dollar or two. It’s a chance to socialize, enjoy a warm meal with friends and, thanks to the presence of a new information services table, a chance to connect with valuable resources.

Coupeville woman weaves years of experience

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 2:00PM

Thirty is an important number for Madeline van der Hoogt these days. She has more than 30 looms in her home used for a weaving school she has run for 30 years — a career she hopes to continue for 30 more.

Island is hopping with Easter activities

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 11:48AM

Comprehensive guide to egg hunts, church services across Whidbey

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